2014 Kentucky Oaks Post Positions and Morning Lines

by Horstradamus

posted on April 30, 2014 in Horse Racing, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

13 fillies will do battle at Churchill Downs this Friday, May 2nd at 5:49pm Eastern (TV: NBCSN) for the 140th running of the Kentucky Oaks.  Untapable, the easy winner of two back-to-back graded stakes races at Fair Grounds, drew the outside post and is installed as the heavy 4-5 favorite.

However, some good-looking fillies will try to pull the upset:

Sugar Shock won the Fantasy S. (G3) and the Honeybee (G3) at Oaklawn.

Rosalind won the Ashland S. (G1) on the Polytrack at Keeneland.

My Miss Sophia won the Gazelle (G2) at Aqueduct by 7 1/4 lengths.

Fashion Plate won the Santa Anita Oaks (G1) and the Last Virgenes (G1) at Santa Anita.

Ria Antonia won the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies last fall and ran second in the Santa Anita Oaks (G1) her last race out.

Ria Antonia gallops at Churchill on 4/26 (Photo: John C. Engelhardt)

Ria Antonia gallops at Churchill on 4/26
(Photo: John C. Engelhardt)

Here is the full list of entries:

PP Horse Jockey Trainer ML
1 Please Explain J. Lezcano T. Proctor 50/1
2 Ria Antonia M. Smith B. Baffert 10/1
3 Sugar Shock C. Borel D. Anderson 12/1
4 Rosalind J. Rosario K. McPeek 8/1
5 Thank You Marylou J. Leparoux M. Maker 30/1
6 Kiss Moon V. Espinoza D. Vance 30/1
7 Fashion Plate G. Stevens S. Callaghan 6/1
8 Aurelia’s Belle C. Hill W. Catalano 50/1
9 Unbridled Forever R. Albarado D. Stewart 12/1
10 Empress of Midway C. Nakatani D. O’Neill 50/1
11 My Miss Sophia J. Castellano T. Pletcher 8/1
12 Got Lucky J. Velazquez T. Pletcher 20/1
13 Untapable R. Napravnik S. Asmussen 4/5

 

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